Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
My name is Maria van Daarten. I was born and grew up in the Rhineland/Germany. For many years I travelled through Southern Europe and took on a variety of jobs in order to support myself and allwow me a lifestyle that gave me plenty of free time.
Today A am married and live in Berlin. However, I continue to spend a large part of every year in Southern Europe enjoying the sunny climate.
Currently, I am working on my second book which once again covers in a light-hearted way the topic of Prostitution.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
The title of my book is: “Sunshine, Sex & Easy Money” – Diary of a Call Girl – I got the inspiration when I was living in Athens/Greece and worked as a Callgirl.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
What authors, or books have influenced you?
What are you working on now?
I am writing in a juicy, light-hearted and amusing way about a Callgirls daily work.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
Do you have any advice for new authors?
Write… just keep writing. Every day if possible. Open at least your document and read your last sentences. It keeps you flowing.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
Try to write 1000 words per day and if you cant make it, don’t worry! Another day you will write more than 1000 words.
What are you reading now?
Hitchhiker trough the galaxy
What’s next for you as a writer?
Publishing, promoting and writing again.
If you were going to be stranded on a desert island and allowed to take 3 or 4 books with you what books would you bring?
The first three of Douglas Adams and one about survival